Category Archives: Featured

Energized By GU – A New Partnership

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brian
We’re excited to announce our new partnership with GU Energy Labs, and the launch of their affiliate program in AvantLink! This program is fully custom and 100% focused on the betterment of the brand. GU Energy has a longstanding history of creating premium nutrition products for endurance athletes. By engaging in partnerships with websites that […]

Don’t Be Afraid To GO BIG

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brian
Last year I was invited to speak on a panel at AvantExpo regarding the topic of affiliate recruitment. This is the process by which you find websites to partner with through an affiliate program. Recruitment can be a tedious process that requires ample research, crafting a unique message, and delivering it to the appropriate person […]

5 Reasons To Join D2C Affiliate Programs

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brian
Where consumers buy is an ever-increasing dilemma for brands and retailers alike. Many brands provide their customers an array of purchasing options that include Amazon, direct-to-consumer, 3rd party retailers and more. With a multitude of purchasing options available, customers are left wondering where to buy. Purchasing decisions hinge on a combination of factors that include […]

Affiliate Influencer Marketing

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brian
At Clique Affiliate Marketing we pride ourselves on connecting passionate brands with passionate people. We partner with online influencers to introduce enthusiast brands/products in endemic communities that our clients are unable to reach through internal efforts. Affiliate Marketing has long had a reputation of being a channel focused purely on discounts and coupons. Many brands […]

Natchez Shooters Supplies – AvantLink Migration

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Matt Midthun
As the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” When managing a successful affiliate program, that philosophy is the safe bet. However, Clique Affiliate Marketing is always looking for long-term growth with our programs, and playing it safe isn’t always the right move. In this post, we discuss how we are taking a […]

Free Shipping & Free Returns

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brian
To what extent does your shipping policy impact a customers purchasing decision? According to a recent Compete.com study — a “fair amount.” When asked, “which of the following would encourage you to purchase more products online?” those surveyed overwhelming responded with “free shipping” and “free returns”. As a customer, it’s comforting to know you can […]

SunJack Affiliate Sales Contest

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brian
Our client SunJack has a new sales contest that gives every partner within their affiliate program an equal opportunity to win.  We’ve included the specifics below. Who can participate?  All affiliates joined to the SunJack.com affiliate program in AvantLink or ShareASale.  How can I win?  Be one of the first ten (10) affiliates to refer […]

LuminAID Affiliate Sales Contest is Underway!

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Gary Marcoccia
On February 26th we announced the launch of the LuminAID affiliate program, and a great opportunity to be one of the first publishers promoting this brand, and their Mark Cuban-backed product line. Here are the details: To get things going, LuminAID has announced a sales contest for ALL affiliates. LuminAID Affiliate Sales Contest Eligibility: ALL […]

Headed North – A Visit With Loll Designs

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Matt Midthun
I’m jammed into a commuter jet seat and still have a wry smile on my face as we descend over Lake Superior. Normally I’m not this excited to be on a work trip, but this is Clique, and we are fortunate enough to have great clients. Landing in Duluth, MN is special for me – […]

Lighting The Way With LuminAID

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brian
We are excited to announce that another incredible brand, LuminAID, has joined the Clique family! As is Oakiwear (who went live with us last week), LuminAid is an obvious match with our mission and values at Clique. Founded in 2010 by two architecture graduate students who were asked to design a product to assist post-earthquake […]

Kicking Off 2016 With Oakiwear

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brian
2016 came in hot for Clique, with no signs of cooling off ahead! Over the last few weeks we have been busy setting up new clients and expanding our team to support this growth. This week, we celebrated the launch of Oakiwear, our first new affiliate program of the year! Oakiwear’s mission is to create […]

A Look Back On 2015

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brian
As with many this time of year, I spend time reflecting on my personal and professional successes/failures. To me, it brings joy thinking of how I’ve developed as a father, husband, affiliate marketing manager, and business owner. This year has been filled with ups, downs, humility and steep learning curves. More than ever, I’ve realized […]

2015 Agency Of The Year Winner

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emily
AvantExpo, hosted by AvantLink.com has quickly become the elite affiliate marketing conference in our industry. As a long time partner of AvantLink, Clique Affiliate Marketing was thrilled to be invited as sponsor for the second year in a row. Attendees included top-notch affiliate marketing agencies, publishers, brands, and retailers. AvantExpo is a unique conference located […]

Affiliate Spotlight – Chris Brinlee Jr.

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brian
I wanted to take a moment to spotlight one of our own Cotopaxi affiliates, Chris Brinlee Jr. Chris is a photographer, world traveler, adventurer, and storyteller (among many other things, I’m sure). I’ve only “known” Chris for a couple of months (all via affiliate marketing-related emails), but I truly believe his story and mission are […]

Sierra Designs Pre Black Friday Closeouts

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brian
Clique Affiliate Marketing client Sierra Designs has been a trailblazer in the outdoor industry since 1965, crafting the most innovative apparel and equipment for outdoor enthusiasts. Sierra Designs is kicking off the holiday shopping season early with Pre Black Friday Closeouts on men’s and women’s jackets, apparel, packs and tents. Their customers will save up […]

Tactical Hunting By Slumberjack

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brian
If you haven’t heard, Slumberjack has strengthened their brand by offering a tactical hunting category that features technical packs, weapon carry systems, lodge style tents and more. The same great collections you’ve come to know from Slumberjack like Camp Furniture and Sleeping Bags remain top choices among outdoor communities. Slumberjack has well rounded-audience that appeals […]

Sierra Designs & Kelty Affiliate Sales Contests

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brian
We’re excited to announce new affiliate sales contests from Sierra Designs and Kelty. We’d like to extend an invitation to ALL partners joined to these affiliate programs to participate. Below we’ve provided the official contest details, please let us know if you have questions. Contest Details: The first five (5) affiliates to refer three (3) […]

Kelty & Sierra Designs Join Clique

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brian
Two new affiliate programs in one week?! That’s how we’re doing it here at Clique Affiliate Marketing. This week we added two additional American Rec brands, Kelty and Sierra Designs, to the Clique line-up (Ultimate Direction launched with us last year). While each of these brands have been mainstays in the outdoor industry for many […]

Clique Sponsors AvantExpo 2014

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emily
AvantExpo 2014 is right around the corner and the Clique team is excited! AvantExpo is always one the best conferences of the year, for the exclusive networking environment and the incredible accommodations in Deer Valley. Not to mention the great sites around Park City and the truly FUN events and parties. Speaking of parties, Clique […]

Off And Running With SKORA

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brian
It’s been a busy spring for Clique Affiliate Marketing, with no signs of slowing down. It is with great enthusiasm that we introduce our newest client, SKORA, the makers of premium running shoes “for all real runners, in the real world”. While SKORA shoes might technically be considered “minimalist”, their focus on premium materials and […]